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Legal challenge to badger cull fails

1 hour 47 min ago
A High Court bid to halt this year's badger culling, which will take place without independent monitoring, fails.

AUDIO: Rotherham grandfather on 13-year-old's abuse

1 hour 53 min ago
The grandfather of one girl who was abused in Rotherham spoke to BBC Radio 5 live's Dan Johnson and described the day the 13 year old went missing after school.

Fresh appeal over Edinburgh murder

1 hour 56 min ago
Police are making a fresh appeal for information a week after Robbie Morrison was murdered in Edinburgh.

Libya's prime minister resigns

1 hour 59 min ago
Abdullah al-Thinni steps down as Libya's prime minister in a bid to end the power struggle dividing the country.

UN demands peacekeepers' release

2 hours 16 min ago
The UN calls for their "immediate release" of 43 Fijian peacekeepers in the Syrian Golan Heights, captured by an armed group.

Abusers 'brazenly targeted girls'

2 hours 21 min ago
An ex-care worker in Rotherham, where 1,400 girls were sexually exploited, says men collected victims as young as 11 from a children's home.

Water bills plugged by regulator

2 hours 25 min ago
Household water bills in England and Wales will go up less than the rising cost of living in the next five years, under proposals from regulator Ofwat.

Salmond: Eurosceptics 'are damaging'

2 hours 27 min ago
The Scottish first minister claims the "politics of Euroscepticism" at Westminster are "deeply damaging" for Scotland.

Man dies after 'street assault'

2 hours 31 min ago
A man dies in hospital four days after being allegedly assaulted outside a pub in Caerphilly town centre.

Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

2 hours 33 min ago
Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at the age of 92.

VIDEO: Iceland eruption triggers red alert

2 hours 33 min ago
The Icelandic Met Office raises its aviation warning level near the Bardarbunga volcano to red after an eruption began overnight.

VIDEO: Tech review: This week's headlines

2 hours 39 min ago
A camera harness for dogs from GoPro, plus other tech news.

Gold-diggers returning to beach

2 hours 41 min ago
At least one piece of gold is found on a beach in Kent where a German artist has buried £10,000 worth of bullion.

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea

3 hours 3 min ago
Papua New Guinea's eastern Mount Tavurvur erupts, disrupting flights and spewing rocks and ash into the air.

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

3 hours 3 min ago
Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back.

Bus and tram in Edinburgh collision

3 hours 11 min ago
A bus and a tram have collided as they travelled east towards Princes Street during the rush hour in Edinburgh.

Rivers 'resting' after health scare

3 hours 46 min ago
US comedienne Joan Rivers, 81, is "resting comfortably" and with her family after reportedly going into cardiac arrest during surgery on her vocal chords.

Swann denies witch hunt against Cook

3 hours 50 min ago
Graeme Swann renews his call for former team-mate Alastair Cook to end his captaincy of the England one-day side.

2.6m historic pictures posted online

3 hours 59 min ago
An academic is posting millions of historic photos and illustrations to Flickr where they can be searched and copied without charge.

More than 3m have fled Syria - UN

4 hours 14 min ago
The UN says Syria is now "the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era" with more than three million Syrians living outside the country as refugees.
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